Kawagoe Hikawa Jinja Shrine has a rare fortune slip, a written oracle in the shape of a sea bream

Fortune slip shaped like a sea bream at Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
Fortune slip shaped like a sea bream at Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
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In a word, they are good at business. Kawagoe Hikawa Jinja Shrine in Kawagoe is a shrine that is not only a pleasure to look at but also a fun place to take pictures, and it is a shrine that is eager to entertain its visitors.

The most famous of all are the many wind chimes that have been displayed in the summer since 2014. During the festival season, a "wind-bell corridor" with more than 2,000 wind-bells is set up, where visitors can tie strips of paper with their wishes on them.

Unfortunately, I was not able to see the wind-bell corridor when I visited the temple because of its period but there are other impressive facilities in the precincts of the temple. On the left side of the main hall, there is an ema (votive picture tablet) tunnel and on the other side of the main hall, there are several pastel-colored windmills, also in the form of a tunnel.

Furthermore, in front of Yasaka Shrine, which stands within the precincts of the shrine, there is fortune slips in the shape of sea breams. It is called "Tai mikuji. This is an elaborate and interesting fortune slip that is usually drawn by hand but is now fished out using a special fishing rod. Kawagoe Hikawa Jinja Shrine has a strong business spirit to offer such a little attraction.

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PHOTO DATA

No

12257

Shooting Date

Mar 2022

Posted On

May 6, 2022

Modified On

May 7, 2022

Place

Kawagoe, Saitama

Genre

Still Life Photography

Camera

SONY ALPHA 7R II

Lens

ZEISS LOXIA 2/35

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